Television premiere of Aphex Twin’s new video cancelled after failing epilepsy test

It’s premiering online, instead.

August 06, 2018

About a week ago, a series of extremely well designed billboards began popping up, depicting Aphex Twin's symbol sinking into various locales. Warp Records confirmed the campaign as official, and later, it was revealed to be teasing a new EP titled Collapse. The first video from the project was intended to premiere on Adult Swim tonight, but it's since been pulled from the schedule.

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The network's creative director Jason DeMarco has now revealed the reason for the switch up: the new video didn't pass the Harding Test, which gauges whether footage could trigger those suffering from photosensitive epilepsy. Instead, DeMarco said that the new clip will premiere online— though it's not yet confirmed if it'll still happen tonight. Stay tuned.

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